The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 34 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.05% 7.96% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 10.06% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £515 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
232 159 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 81.12% 79.10% 62.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 82 21
Average daily rate £468 £495 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +41.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £200 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the Warrington region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing.

1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Servlets
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Linux

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) PhpStorm
3 1 (12.50%) NUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior UI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Servlets
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) Modernizr
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) LINQ
4 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (12.50%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) PHP5
4 1 (12.50%) VBA
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) QEMU
1 2 (25.00%) KVM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau